Birthdays in Sport on November 11

  • 1891 Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (d. 1954)
  • 1899 Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates)
  • 1900 Helena Konopacka, Polish discus thrower (Olympic gold 1928)
  • 1910 Franz Kemser, German 4 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1924 Rusi Modi, cricketer (strong Indian batsman in post-War years)
  • 1926 Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
  • 1926 Maria Teresa de Filippis, Italian racing car driver (first woman to complete in Formula One), born in Naples (d. 2016)
  • 1928 Trevor Meale, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958)
  • 1934 Elzbieta Krzesinska, Polish long jumper (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1934 Paula Myers-Pope, American platform diver, 2 silver, 1 bronze (Oly 1952-60)
  • 1937 Warner Wolf, sportscaster (WABC-TV, WCBS-TV), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1938 Josef Odozil, Czech, 1500m (Olympic silver 1964)
  • 1938 Haruhiro Yamashita, Japanese gymnast
  • 1939 Claudia Boyarskikh, USSR, 5K/10K cross country (Olympic gold 1964)
  • 1940 Barbara Boxer, (Rep-D-CA, 1983-92/Sen-D-CA, 1993- )
  • 1942 Roy Fredericks, cricketer (brilliant WI lefty opener 169 v Aust 1975)
  • 1945 Niaz Ahmed, cricketer (1st & last East Pakistani to play Test cricket)
  • 1949 Kathy Postlewait, Norfolk VA, LPGA golfer (1989 Sara Lee)
  • 1950 Otis Armstrong, NFL running back (Denver Broncos)
  • 1950 Rex Samuel Sellers, Tornado class sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1950 Ed Ordynski, Australian rally driver
  • 1951 Fuzzy [Frank] Zoeller, New Albany IN, PGA golfer (Masters 1981)
  • 1954 Gail Marquis, WBL forward (NY Stars, Olympic silver 1976)
  • 1961 Matt Ghaffari, Iranian-American greco-roman wrestler (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Tehran, Iran
  • 1964 Robert Haynes, cricketer (Jamaica & WI leggie, one-dayer but no Tests)
  • 1964 Roberto Hernandez, Santurce Puerto Rico, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • 1965 Ruthie Matthes, Sun Valley Idaho, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966 Gina Pillitiere, WPVA volleyballer (National-25th-1994), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1967 Bill Musgrave, NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos)
  • 1967 Gil de Ferran, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1968 John Jett, NFL punter (Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions)
  • 1968 Lin Elliott, NFL kicker (KC Chiefs)
  • 1969 Damion Easley, American infielder (California Angels), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969 Dave Moore, NFL tight end/fullback (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 1969 Jeff Sydner, NFL wide receiver/punt returner (NY Jets)
  • 1969 LaRee Pearl Sugg, Petersburg VA, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian-15th)
  • 1969 Michael Owens, cricket pace bowler (NZ Test)
  • 1970 Jeff Ware, Norfolk VA, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 1971 Melvin Tuten, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1971 Ryan Hancock, pitcher (California Angels), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1971 Paul Chaloner, English TV e-sports commentator
  • 1972 Cornell Thomas, WLAF DE (Scotland Claymores)
  • 1972 Jack Jackson, NFL/CFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears, Toronto Argonauts)
  • 1972 Steve Konowalchuk, Salt Lake City, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
  • 1973 Jason Bowen, Port Alice, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1973 Terrance Shaw, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1974 Phillip Ward, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1976 Jason Grilli, American baseball player
  • 1977 Maniche, Portuguese footballer
  • 1977 Ben Hollioake, English cricketer (d. 2002)
  • 1978 Lou Vincent, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1980 Willie Parker, American football player
  • 1983 Philipp Lahm, German footballer
  • 1983 Matt Garza, American baseball player
  • 1985 Robin Uthappa, Indian cricket player
  • 1986 Fran├žois Trinh-Duc, French rugby player
  • 1990 Tom Dumoulin, Dutch road cyclist, born in Maastricht, Netherlands